Month: October 2020

Chess for Seniors

Here are some of the reasons why seniors should learn chess: 1) Chess keeps one’s mind sharp as it is mentally stimulating. 2) Chess helps relieves stress.  3) There is some research that shows chess lowers the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease. We have a great senior class as part of our Winter Virtual Group Classes.  …

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Chess Movie and Documentary Recommendations

By Candidate Master Danilo Cuellar, Premier Chess Rockland County Instructor and Founder of  Danilovich Chess  Here’s the list of my recommended chess related documentaries and movies. These films are free on Amazon Prime:   Magnus This film is called “Magnus”. It came out in 2016. It’s a documentary style film about the life of child prodigy, …

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Why Taking Standardized Tests is Like Playing Chess

By Kenny Tan,  Founder of Kenny Tan Test Prep  Taking standardized tests is a lot like playing chess. There are usually multiple ways to win. Just as there’s no perfect strategy in chess, there’s no perfect strategy for standardized tests. It varies based on individual personalities. We use process of elimination. Chess players consider the …

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Duda Breaks Carlsen’s 125 Game Unbeaten Streak

By Premier Chess CEO National Master Evan Rabin World Champion Magnus Carlsen astonishingly played 125 classical games over the last 2 years without a loss…. until he Duda defeated him in the Altibox Norway Chess Tournament last Saturday. The game made it to widespread press as per this CNN article. Here are some educational notes …

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Playing Chess: Breaking Down Walls

By Viviana Premazzi, Founder of Global Mindset Development ,Eliana Zuliani, Giulia Cianciulli and Enrico Bertolaso We help organizations to work effectively across cultures. We help people to learn cross-cultural communication and negotiation strategies and to develop competencies to lead and work in an intercultural team. Moreover, we mentor companies during the internationalization process, helping them …

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